An analysis of general surgery-related complications in a series of 412 minilaparotomic anterior lumbosacral procedures.

@article{Kang2009AnAO,
  title={An analysis of general surgery-related complications in a series of 412 minilaparotomic anterior lumbosacral procedures.},
  author={Byung-Uk Kang and Won-Chul Choi and Sang-Ho Lee and Sang Hyeop Jeon and Jong Dae Park and Dae Hyeon Maeng and Young-Geun Choi},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Spine},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={60-5}
}
OBJECT Anterior lumbar surgery is associated with certain perioperative visceral and vascular complications. The aim of this study was to document all general surgery-related adverse events and complications following minilaparotomic retroperitoneal lumbar procedures and to discuss strategies for their management or prevention. METHODS The authors analyzed data obtained in 412 patients who underwent anterior lumbosacral surgery between 2003 and 2005. The series comprised 114 men and 298 women… CONTINUE READING